U.S. Abortion Rates Drop To ‘Historic Lows’
The abortion rate in the United States has fallen by double digits over the last decade, with the greatest drop among teenagers, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
CDC: Abortion Rates Reach 'Historic Lows'
The rate of abortions in the U.S. has reached “historic lows” after dropping by double-digits over the last decade, according to a new government report. The number of women having abortions dropped 13 percent between 2002 and 2011, new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show. (Ferris, 12/1)
U.S. Abortion Rates At ‘Historic Low’
The number of abortions in the United States has fallen to its lowest point in a decade, with the greatest drop among teenagers, according to a new report from the CDC. Just over 730,300 abortions were performed in 2011, a 5 percent decrease from the year before. The report also notes that the rate of abortions dropped by 5 percent and the ratio of abortions to live births by 4 percent. (Winfield Cunningham, 12/1)